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Medicina Hydrostatica: or, Hydrostaticks Applyed to the Materia Medica.
BOYLE, Robert.
Medicina Hydrostatica: or, Hydrostaticks Applyed to the Materia Medica.

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Shewing, How by the Weight that divers Bodies, us’d in Physick, have in Water; one may discover whether they be Genuine or Adulterate. To which is subjoyn’d, A Previous Hydrostatical Way of Estimating Ores.

Published: London printed for Samuel Smith, 1690

Stock Code: 108077

£7,500

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First edition of "the first tract in English upon the determination of specific gravity" (Fulton, p.128). At the end is "A catalogue of the philosophical books and tracts, written by the Honourable Robert Boyle Esq." (Wing B3928A) at end, which has been marked by a contemporary hand.
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Description

Octavo (162 x102 mm). Later (18th-century) vellum. Housed in a black flat back cloth solander box by the Chelsea Bindery.

Illustrations

Metal cut frontispiece; with the half-title.

Condition

Some browning towards to end of the main work, a very good copy.

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